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Species Gonocausta sabinalis - Hodges#5078.1

Gonocausta sabinalis #1, dorsal view - Gonocausta sabinalis Gonocausta sabinalis #1, side view - Gonocausta sabinalis Gonocausta sabinalis #1, front view - Gonocausta sabinalis Gonocausta sabinalis #2 - Gonocausta sabinalis
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Spilomelinae
Genus Gonocausta
Species sabinalis (Gonocausta sabinalis - Hodges#5078.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Dyar, 1914
Explanation of Names
Type Locality: Sabinal, Uvalde County, Texas
Only sp. n. of Mex.
14 mm wingspan (Dyar, 1914)

Det. per Knudson & Bordelon (2008) (1)
c. to s. TX, FL Keys (Dyar, 1914), (BG & MPG data)
See Also
Similar also to Eurrhyparodes syllepidia Hampson but less than half the size and with the spots of fore wing well separated. (Dyar, 1914)
E. syllepidia not in US per MPG data.
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1914. New American Lepidoptera. 2(11): 161-164. Full Text
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 3C: Micro-Moths and Geometroids
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2008. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. 30 pp., 18 plates.